Santa Fe, New Mexico

St John's College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into St John's College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for St John's College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into St John's College and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in New Mexico for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 216 out of 342 applicants were admitted making St John's College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 24 percent. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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St John's College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for St John's College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 680
SAT Math 25th 580
SAT Composite 25th 1260
SAT Scores for St John's College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 710
SAT Composite 75th 1410
Average SAT Score 1340

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to St John's College?

St John's College typically requires applicants to be in the top 17 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1260 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1180. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1340 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in New Mexico for highest average SAT composite score. 41 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

St John's College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1410 and Above Good >74%
1335 to 1410 Avg + 63%-74%
1260 to 1335 Avg - 50%-63%
1185 to 1260 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 1185 Low <37%
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St John's College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for St John's College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for St John's College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 34
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 32
Average ACT Score 27

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into St John's College?

Admission data indicates that St John's College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in New Mexico for highest average ACT composite score. 24 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to St John's College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

St John's College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
32 and Above Good >75%
27 to 32 Avg + 63%-75%
23 to 27 Avg - 52%-63%
19 to 23 Reach 40%-52%
Less than 19 Low <40%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

St John's College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

High School Class Rank

70% of St John's College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted St John's College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 41%
Top 50% of class 70%
Bottom 50% of class 30%
Bottom 25% of class 11%

Admission Statistics

St John's College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 168 174 342
Accepted 105 111 216
Acceptance Rate 62% 64% 63%
Enrolled 36 34 70
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 34% 31% 32%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to St John's College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

St John's College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Neither required nor recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at St John's College
AP Credit No
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=245652 IPEDS survey data for St John's College.